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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 539–568.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Simone Leiber; Stefan Greß; Maral-Sonja Manouguian To increase understanding of the cross-border transfer of ideas through a case study of the 2007 German health reform, this article draws on Kingdon's approach of streams and follows two main objectives: first, to understand the extent to which the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 401–412.
Published: 01 April 1991
... Demokratischen Republik. Soziale Sicherheit ( 3 ): 87 -93. Report from the Field German Unification: East Meets West in the Doctor’s Office Deborah A. Stone Brandeis University Germany was the great natural experiment in politics and health care: one country with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 811–840.
Published: 01 August 2014
... and equity. In the Netherlands, two decades of incremental reforms finally led to the displacement of the formerly bifurcated health insurance system by a new universal health insurance system in 2006. Although German health care reforms took more or less a similar direction, they have not led to a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1995) 20 (3): 653–687.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Karl Hinrichs The statutory health care scheme represents the most ambitious branch of the German social insurance system because it entails interpersonal redistribution on a large scale. The stability of this centerpiece of the German welfare state thus depends on a “culture of solidarity” to...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2003) 28 (4): 693–714.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Volker Amelung; Sherry Glied; Angelina Topan Many observers have begun to question the U.S. reliance on an employment-based private health insurance system. In thinking about the future of this system, it is instructive to examine the German experience. The German health insurance system is almost...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1988) 13 (1): 195–206.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Christa Altenstetter Donald W. Light and Alexander Schuller, Political Values and Health Care: The German Experience (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1986), 605 pp. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 Special Review 195 introduction to the history of Canadian health insurance...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1998) 23 (4): 697–711.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Timothy Jost From the U.S. perspective, the German health care system offers much to be desired: universal access, moderate costs, and freedom of choice. The Germans consider their health care system to be in crisis, however, because the mechanisms on which they currently rely for financing and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 320–351.
Published: 01 April 1983
...J.-Matthias Graf Schulenburg This paper presents a structured survey of the West German health care and health insurance system, and analyzes major developments of current German health policy. In order to make the analysis more accessible to a largely American audience, brief historical remarks...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 2008) 33 (5): 979–1005.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Percivil M. Carrera; Karen K. Siemens; John Bridges Health care reform has been a perpetual issue in German politics since reunification. Reform initially focused on restructuring the health care system of the former East Germany. It has subsequently focused on questioning whether the financing of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2008) 33 (6): 1133–1167.
Published: 01 December 2008
... countries whose differing health care systems experience similar problems in maintaining their physician workforce. We used descriptive statistics and factor and correlation analyses to evaluate physicians' responses to a self-administered questionnaire. Our study revealed that German physician respondents...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1990) 15 (1): 69–99.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Bradford L. Kirkman-Liff The West German health care system pays ambulatory care physicians on a fee-for-service basis but employs a national relative value scale and regional capitation-based revenue pools to achieve expenditure controls on total physician reimbursement. Physician-controlled...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1979) 4 (2): 176–199.
Published: 01 April 1979
...Deborah A. Stone The West German health care system has experienced a serious escalation of expenditures since about 1970. For a variety of reasons, many features of the national health insurance program that might have provided restraints on costs were gradually eliminated. Most notably, some...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2010) 35 (4): 455–486.
Published: 01 August 2010
...-specific deficiencies and reform requirements. In the United States' private insurance system, DRGs are mainly used as a means of hierarchical cost control, while their implementation in the English NHS system is to increase productivity of hospital services. In the German social health insurance system...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2005) 30 (1-2): 121–142.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Christa Altenstetter; Reinhard Busse Under the pressure of health care reform in the 1990s, interactions among the state, sickness funds, and providers in Germany are said to have entered a new era. We examine this new era by assessing both long-term developments connected to German statutory...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 February 1977
... by professional organizations, and is compared with that of the West German system. The second section argues that the PSROs are likely to strengthen the organization of established medicine, to increase the bargaining power of professional organizations, and to further insulate professional behavior...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 June 1987
... others. This paper presents three cases that illustrate the political and institutional constraints inherent in the German policy process that limit the proposal and implementation of appropriate policy solutions to rising health care costs. Cost controls have been inhibited because of the near-universal...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1991) 16 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 April 1991
...David Rosner Robert N. Proctor. Racial Hygiene: Medicine under the Nazis. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988. 496 pp. $14.95 paper. Copyright © 1991 by Duke University Press 1991 Reference Maier , Charles S. 1988 . The Unmasterable Past: History, Holocaust, and German...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1987) 12 (3): 584–586.
Published: 01 June 1987
... flocking to Germany to learn how to study medicine scien- tifically, the German physicians were still subordinating their identification with other natural scientists to the more culture-based identities which they held in common with other graduates of the classical Gymnasien. The effects of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1982) 6 (4): 792–799.
Published: 01 August 1982
... state. Boston University and Harvard University Mark G. Field Deborah A. Stone, The Limits of Professional Power: National Health Care in the Federal Republic of Germany (Chicago: University of Chi- cago Press, 1980), 212 pp. The German national health insurance system was first...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1983) 8 (2): 352–365.
Published: 01 April 1983
... spending are stronger than the forces for restraint. Only exceptional political will by government can control costs. Because it was the first, the German national health insurance system has been the benchmark for all others. Proponents of national health insurance (NHI) have urged their...